James Wilson

Rookie (20th July / Reigate, Surrey, England)

Vegetables - Poem by James Wilson

The Old man rested the bag
On a rusty nail
On the broken fence.

Enclosed in polythene; wrapped in dirt
Two of each vegetable
With new-born smiles.

He was two-hundred and five.
I often wonder
If he's still alive.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 10, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 10, 2005


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